The Weekend List: 13-15 May 2016

Say goodbye to boring weekends with our guide!

By Pamela Chow and Samantha Francis

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1. Visit Singapore’s largest gourmet festival

For the foodies who’ve been waiting with bated breath — SAVOUR is back! Held from May 12-15, the gourmet festival will feature an al fresco village with a line-up of top local restaurants, guest overseas restaurants, feature bars and music stage, as well as Jasons Gourmet Market.

More information here.

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2. Indulge in a Mexican feast

If you love Mexican food as much as we do, be sure to check out the Mexican Fiesta at Axis Bar and Lounge, held from May 10-25. Diners will be able to tuck into a tantalising spread including dishes like made-to-order guacamole, Latin waygu sliders, chicken enchiladas, Maya fish tacos and more.

More information here.

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3. Make plans for a Thai-style brunch

Take a break from boring ‘ol eggs benedict by making brunch plans at Long Chim. The Thai restaurant now serves weekend brunch every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4pm. Highlights include their signature Green Curry of Kampong Chicken with Thai Eggplants and Grilled Tilapia in Salt Crust.

More information here.

4. Explore a brand new fun exhibition about the ocean

Opening this weekend, “Imaginarium: Over the Ocean, Under the Sea” is a contemporary art exhibition for curious minds of all ages.

One of the highlights of the exhibition is “Underwater Labyrinth”, a colony of luminescent ‘corals’, composed of more than 1,300kg of sugar, chocolate and confectionery, re-created by Singaporean chef Janice Wong.

Children will also take delight in bouncing around “ADA”, a giant glowing sphere with charcoal studs that visitors can use to make art on the walls, ceiling and floor.

Visitors can also take part in interactive activities like an origami folding console, periscope stations and knitting and illustration workshops by Imaginarium artists.

More information here.

5. Spend the night camping with Shakespeare

In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the Singapore Philatelic Museum has launched Shaking It With Shakespeare, with exciting programmes and workshops such as storytelling sessions, overnight adventure camps and mailbox-decorating and painting workshops.

More information here.

6. Embark on an adventure in Ubin

As part of the Singapore HeritageFest, there’s a line-up of activities for families and friends to catch on the island of Ubin.

These include a taxi tour (yes, air-con provided) and movies under the stars.

More information here.

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7. Order food and get free delivery

Food delivery service Foodpanda is now giving a two week-long free delivery for all locations from all of its 1000-plus merchants, starting from until May 22 at 11:59pm.
From May, foodpanda has increased delivery options in the Central area as well as adding choices across the Heartlands, inHougang and Sengkang, giving the delivery company island-wide reach.

More information here.

8. Catch a classic kids’ novel on stage

When the Grand High Witch gathers all the Witches of England, they formulate a gruesome plan to wipe out all children, involving sweetshops, chocolate and the mysterious Formula 86!

Luckily our brave young hero and his grandmother discover the Witches evil plot. But can they stop them in time?

This spellbinding production of Roald Dahl’s award-winning story has all the answers. If you adore the book, and love the film, you will scream with delight when you see this Roald Dahl classic brought to life on stage.

More information here.

9. Shop a designer who has worked with Daft Punk and McQ

For a limited time, the Three Buns restaurant in Potato Head Folk is selling an exclusive collection of T-shirts, sweatshirts and accessories created in collaboration with artist Fergadelic, known for his work with style icons such as Stussy, Daft Punk, Paul Smith, Marc by Marc Jacobs and McQ.

More information here.

10. Enjoy 50% off Gardens by the Bay membership

From now to Jun 30, full-time students aged 13 years and above can enjoy 50 per cent off Friends of the Gardens Individual Membership, whether for a new sign-up or renewal.

More information here.

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11. Chill out with Happy Hour cocktails

For the month of May, enjoy Me@OUE’s cocktails at $15 nett from 6pm to 8pm and $20 nett from 8pm onwards. Pick from a variety of tipple including their new signature cocktails like ‘Looking Sharp’ — a fresh medley of raspberry and peach mixed with mint leaves, shaken with St. George Botanivore Gin and lemon juice, and topped with Burma Tonic.

More information here.

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